Education

Planned Educationals

Information on location and times will be forthcoming

Anyone who may be interested please contact any of our Executive Members, or email the office at cope96@tbaytel.net


Please be advised that we are working on getting two training courses
set up

Art of Negotiating – Friday, October 18, 2019 – (9:00 a.m. to 04:30 p.m.)

This course will provide members with knowledge about the negotiation process and procedures, the role of the negotiating committee and the union spokesperson. Bargaining power, concession bargaining, effectiveness of strikes and ratification votes are other topics that are covered in is course.

Human Rights and Duty to Accommodate – Saturday, October 19, 2019 – (9:00 a.m. to 04:30 p.m.)

This workshop will teach you what constitutes a “disability”; what the standard of “undue hardship” means, and how to identify the essential elements of a job. This course will also discuss the employer’s duty to accommodate and the worker’s responsibility in being accommodated as well as a review of the legal jurisprudence on the duty to accommodate.

If you are interested in this educational, please forward your name to the Vice-President of your unit ASAP.

If there is a specific educational you are interested in contact us.

We require 10 members to run an educational course.

Some courses that can be made available are Stewarding, Collective Bargaining, WSIB, Health & Safety, Bullying/Harassment, Financial, Trustees, etc.